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cancelled. why? those plans tend to be cheap with less benefits. obama care requires insurers to beep up coverage. that costs money. the fear was that insurers forced to offer more benefits would raise rates or dump policies all together. that's exactly what is happening. contrary to the president's explicit promises. listen. >> actually, any insurance you currently have would be grandfathered in so you could keep. so you could decide not to get in the exchange the better plan. i could keep my acme i insurance, just a high deductible catastrophic plan. i would not be required to get the better one. >> but that's not what's happening at all. exactly what he said would not happen is happening. you are required to get rid of the acme plan. you are required to buy one on the, change and it is costing americans more. so far nearly a million policies have been cancelled. over ten million more could end soon. 14 million. with the american people now demanding answers you can keep your plan, period, today turned into maybe for most. for the majority. well, some can. et cetera, et cetera, et cete
, the white house new millions of people would lose their health insurance, well, at least obama was honest with us. >> if you've got health insurance, you like your doctor, you like your plan, you can keep your doctor, can you keep your plan. if americans like their doctor, they will keep their doctor, and if you like your insurance plan you will keep it. no one will be able to take that away from you. if you're one of the more than 250 million americans who already have health insurance, will you keep your health insurance. if you like your doctor, you will be able to keep your doctor, period. if you like your health care plan, you'll be able to keep your health care plan, period. >> he said period. even his punctuation lies. now the white house calls this a normal turnover, so was pompeii, but at least our leader, valerie jarrett, fought back tweeting from her cockpit within obama's cranium where she pulls the lever where she operates the sly left. he's pinky, she's the brain. the gist, plain it on the insurance company but that's like a landlord tripling your rent and then blaming you f
that millions of americans would not be able to keep their health insurance. one of president obama's key selling points for his new health care law. >> if you got health insurance, it doesn't mean a government takeover. you keep your own insurance. if you like your plan you can keep your plan. >> but four sources deeply involved in the affordable care act tells nbc news between 50% and 75% of americans can expect a cancellation letter over the next year. that's because their existing policies don't meet the standards mandated by the new health care law. 2010 obama care regulations also cite a normal turnover in the insurance market. the white house is pushing back on nbc's investigation. deputy press secretary tweeting, quote that's a, not new and b, not caused by aca. for more head to nbcnews.com. the obama administration granted a six week delay. >>> now the u.s. spy games around the world. president obama is now calling for programs monitoring our allies to stop but new complaints allege the nsa also tapped international private citizens. nbc's tracie potts joins us live from washingt
, remember when they the health insurance agency was opponent of this law. the only thing the obama administration liked was the mandate. >> the insurance company calls it money. >> nancy pelosi at the time, they struck a deal with the hospitals. they struck a deal with pharma,. >> big drug companies. >> nancy pelosi called them immoral villains the healthcare industry. you had this awkward relationship where the industry had to work with the obama administration to make this thing work. clearly there are battle scars for the fight to pass the bill. >> people develop close relationship with the docs that are profoundly sick or chronic what about losing doctors? >> they have backed away from that promise. both keep your plan and your doctor. and now well it's most people can. >> what's most 55 or 99? >> that's the question. >> 55% or 99%? >> we don't know how many are enrolled. >> you know why i buy it i can go to dubai and stick my card in the apartment tm and 100 bucks and it goes on my bank card. are you telling me they can't figure out how many are enrolled. >> they had trouble w
and people who bought private insurance after obama care was signed into law. or if that insurance changed, for example, after obama care was signed. then we all know now, your insurance could go away. it's not clear how often they told people that insurance companies might cancel positions because they didn't comply with obama care and that's happening, too. the administration points out this is information that's been out there a long time and in a statement today, the white house said in part, these protections will improve the plans that insurance companies offer today unless you're in the same plan that you were in when the law passed which is grandfathered out of these changes. in other words, nothing in the act forces people out of their health plans because the law allows plans that covered people at the time the law was enacted to continue to offer that same coverage to the enrollees. so it's a little bit complicated. there might have been an oversell when trying to get this through. >> a lot of people now who like, presumably liked their plans are being told they're no longer eli
insurance. that has been one of president obama's key selling points for his new health care law. >> if you've got health insurance, it doesn't mean a government takeover. you keep your own insurance. if you like your plan, you can keep your plan. >> but four sources deeply involved in the affordable care act tell nbc news between 45% to 50% can expect to find a cancellation letter in the past year. the reason, their existing policies do not meet the minimum standards mandated by the new health care law. 2010 obama care regulations do cite a normal turnover in the individual insurance market. now the white house is pushing back on the investigation. josh ernest tweeted, quote, that's "a," not new, and "b," not caused by aca. it's a problem aca will solve. for more, head to nbcnews.com. >>> also on monday the obama administration granted a six-week extension without penalty to sign up for coverage. the new deadline now is march 31th. >>> now to the other issue causing white house headaches. those u.s. spy games around the world. president obama is now calling for programs monitoring our alli
, that those people are being affected or impacted by the insurance companies, not obama care. here is what jay carney had to say. >> did the president mislead the american people when he made that comment repeatedly? >> no. the president was clear about a basic fact. if had you insurance you liked on an individual market and you wanted to keep that insurance through 2010, 2013, in perpetuity if you wanted to, you could. you were grandfathered in. what no -- health care reform could envision or could responsibly stipulate is that any plan that might come along in the next few years would be grandfathered in because that would undermine the basic premise of providing the minimum benefits for the american people. again, in all of these cases, what is absolutely true is that if you had a plan, before the affordable care act you like order the individual market, and your insurance company didn't take that away from you and offer you instead something else that you then purchased, but they provided thank you same plan this whole time, you can keep it. that's true. >> white house officials going on t
million. 2 million people in this country, charlie, have got lousy insurance and obama is trying to do something about it. that's your headline on cbs, dude. first, ambulatory patient services are going to be included. doggone it, they're going to give you a ride to the freakin' hospital. you could get covered without being admitted to the hospital. this, of course, is another good thing. emergency services are going to be covered. hospitalization is covered. this includes even surgery? oh, yeah. maternity and newborn care is on the list. mental health and substance use disorder services are also covered. prescription drug costs, they are required on this plan, as well. rehabilitative services are covered. this includes things like physical therapy. laboratory services must be covered. preventative and wellness visits are going to be covered and the pediatric services must be covered. the two biggest kickers in all of this, and it's just a quick bullet point out there, no lifetime limits on coverage, and preexisting conditions are covered. these are the standards that obama care is bri
fighting for! >> obama care is the test of this new liberalism. >> insurance is real important. >> and today it hangs in the balance of a website or a promise here and there. >> it doesn't mean any government takeover. >> what the president said and everybody said all along, there are going to be changes brought about by the affordable care act. >> if the president knew that these letters were coming, that raises some serious questions about the sales job of obama care. >> these folks need to stop scaring everybody. >> why are you cutting these people from their insurance? >> well, dave, we're not cutting people. we're actually transitioning people. >> create minimum standards of coverage. minimum services that every insurance plan has to provide. >> if he does not succeed with obama care, expansive liberalism, i think it will be set back a full generation. >> i refuse to see this country in all of us shrink from these struggles, which are our responsibility and our time. because what we are now talking about in our children's day will seem to be the ordinary business of govern
it. why kick off these people based on obama care regulations from these predatory insurance plans? they are cheap plans that mostly young people buy. >> they need young people in tex changes. >> young people like catastrophic insurance. >> absolutely. it's cheaper. the idea is to rope in young people to pay for older who people who are sick. the biggest lie here or disingenuous statement. >> lie. >> is the idea that you can keep your doctor. you can't. obama care insurance has narrow networks your hospital and doctor aren't participating in. >> i'm sorry, sean. >> one more thing. if the government wants to address those who need health care they could have built a bridge or fought a war. >> ten seconds. >> imagine buying a gym membership, coming and saying you can't use the weights, machines. >> if that's the membership you bought, yes. >> that's the health insurance they were selling. it wasn't real. >> coming up next, thank you all. dr. charles krauthammer is here to weigh in on a college classmate of michelle obama is one of the top executives that built the healthcare.gov webs
insurance companies for can selling plans within they are forced to by the obama care mandates. >> are you exactly right. it not their fault and, you know, we knew early on, private and mutual, cancelled a million policy, i think they announced that a year, a year-and-a-half ago something like that for people across the country. so they knew what they were getting into. the administration made the promise all along that if you liked your health insurance, you could keep it. even in the documents that we've seen already, we know they knew three years ago that, in fact. people were going to be forced to lose the policies that they had, that they may have liked. >> what do you expect from miss sebelius tomorrow? we've read her testimony that was released. it is not apologetic in the least. it looks like she's going to stonewall, in particular, where do you want to go with her? >> well, i have not read the testimony yet. i'll look at that later on this evening. i know that we had a republican meeting earlier today. we talked about a lot of questions. we're going to be asking, how many people h
to keep their existing health insurance under obama care. lisa myers, who broke the story, we are going to be talking with her. the story that everybody's talking about. she'll join me next. you're watching the "closing bell" on cnbc, first in business worldwide. opportunities aren't always obvious. sometimes they just drop in. cme group can help you navigate risks and capture opportunities. we enable you to reach global markets and drive forward with broader possibilities. cme group: how the world advances. >>> welcome back. more earnings out. linkedin, over to dominic chu. >> from 4% to 5% down in the market to a flash. after the company, the world's biggest professional networking firm, said sales came in at $393 million, better than estimates, and earnings 39 cents a share, better than estimates. downside pressure applied as fourth quarter and full year sales outlooks coming in below analyst estimates. one thing that might be a positive, why the stock is getting back to flat or slightly positive is that subscriber numbers or member numbers coming in better. they had 259 million memb
insurance under obama care. the president may have known this for years. >> the raid that killed the most wanted terrorist in the world was almost kept a secret. why the white house wanted to stay silent about the osama bin laden raid. >> tour bus tragedy, a country super star on board when his bus hits and kills a man. what the singer is saying this morning, fox and friends first continues right now. ♪ >> as we take a live look outside of our studios in mid town manhattan. welcome to "fox & friends first". um patty bran in fo -- patty br heather childers. >> i am ainsley earhardt. >> it has been a year since the hurricane's deadly destruction. now they are trying to rebuild. >> we are joined live from staten island which was one of the hardest hit communities. good morning, car carrie. >> 700,000 were changed the storm. this is a main road on staten island. it was entirely under water after the storm. a lot of death and destruction here on staten island. 23 people were killed. it was the highest death toll of any of the five boroughs of new york city. other people were trapped and had
obama's health insurance exchange, and my question is, what have we learned the last four weeks? we know that the rollout of the exchanges and the healthcare.gov web site, i think americans would agree, it's been disastrous. last week the associated press even ran a headline about what people in my home state of wyoming experienced. it said "national health insurance site sputters." sputters in wyoming. the article goes on to talk about the health care law, the web site, and it says that the wyoming insurance commissioner, tom hersick, they quoted him as what he said on monday, that he's personally been unable to register on the federal government's wyoming site despite trying every day. insurance commissioner state of wyoming unable to register on the federal government's wyoming site despite trying every day starting october 1. this is the same story we've seen all across the country. we've also learned over the past four weeks that the president's health care law is much more than just a failed web site. what we know is that there is sticker shock hitting people all across the country
insurance coverage because obama care doesn't work and the computer system couldn't get them to the insurance carrier and the dead line passed. >> so it is line garnishing the wages. >> it is the moral equivalent, yes. if you owe the tax and don't pay it, your employer will collect tax by taking it out of money that otherwise goes to you and send it to the irs. >> judge, help me with something. you get your tax return after midapril. the only way for the government to collect the tax and fee and penalty is if you are owed a tax refund, correct? >> i don't know the answer to that, bill. >> they can send you a bill. >> they can with hold money that you are rightfully owed? >> we don't know if they can with hold money from your income because you owe the government for the failure to obtain health care, they have not yet made a decision on that. >> so the collection process of this is something we haven't determined. >> right. but the standard iergs collection. if you have a dispute you pay the money first and then ask for it back. you don't hold on to the money and make them ta
expected for people who buy their own insurance before obama care came into effect. when we come back here we'll huddle around the cooler. a real world use for britney spears music. how sailors are using her music to stay safe on the open seas. we'll be right back. i'm tony siragusa and i'm training guys who leak a little, to guard their manhood with new depend shields and guards. the discreet protection that's just for guys. now, it's your turn. get my training tips at guardyourmanhood.com >>> at the top of the show we talked about the first anniversary of superstorm sandy. if you want to sound matter today tell your friend superstorm sandy caused about $65 billion in damage. the only storm that caused more damage was hurricane katrina which caused about $80 billion worth of damage. let's go the cooler and mr. lewis. >> let's start out with "sesame street." it's been entertaining children for decade but these days they came with some material that can be enjoyed by all ages. check out "homeland." >> there's something strange about -- >> what's strange? >> something is not right. i know it
insurance under the affordable care act which the president himself calls obama care. jan craw frord isford is in washington. >> good morning. we reached out to insurance companies across the country to find out some real numbers. this is just the tip of the iceberg. and people opening these letters are shocked to learn they can't keep their current policies despite the president's assurances to the contrary. >> reporter: the white house is on the defensive, trying to explain how, when the president repeatedly said this -- >> if you like your doctor or health care plan you can keep it. >> reporter: he really didn't mean it. >> well the president said what everybody said all along there are going to be changes brought about by the affordable care act to create minimum standards of coverage. >> reporter: it's an unexpected reality of obama care being told through ant thatna antidotes and media. cbs news has confirmed with insurance companies across the country that more than 2 million people are getting notices they no longer can keep their existing plan. in cali
for individual insurance is up to 67%. because of changes mandated to plans by obama care, turnover would likely exceed that range. we haven't even mentioned the employers who are pushing workers off their plans and on to the obama care exchange because it is cheaper. this doesn't sound like if you like your plan, keep your plan. in fact, back in 2009, the young white house correspondent challenged the president on that issue. some may have resulted in folks being force flood new plans against their wishes. >> what about keeping your promise to the american people they swroen to change plans even if employers -- >> when i say if you have your plan and you like it and your doctor has a plan or you have a doctor and you like your dock, then you don't have to change plans, what i'm saying is the government is not going to make you change plans under health reform. >> oh, that's the key. the government is not going to make you change plans through health reform. the government might impose a situation that would cause a change of plans for you. the promise was never quite as presented. yet, the pres
often hammered her on the issue of insurers dropping plans in the individual market because of obama care rules. she repeatedly insisted it's the insurer's decision. >> do you know if it's true, as the president has said and many democrats have said, if you like your health care plan, you can keep it. is that a true statement? >> there were health care plans that were grandfathered in. >> is that a true statement. >> it is a true statement. >> some congressmen telling her that's a lie. some democrats went on the offensive like bill pass ka rel who stood up to defend parts of obama care like mandatory coverage with preexisting conditions, leading to a ts testy exchange. >>. >> you're going to tell the parents of those kids which one of you is going to stand up and tell the parents of those children the game is over, sorry, that was just a phase. >> gentleman yield? >> yes, i will. >> it's a false choice to say it's obama care or nothing. there are numerous proposals including the one that i'm a co-sponsor off. >> i yield back. take back the time sir. let me take the time back. are you
of why potentially millions of people who buy their own insurance were told by president obama they could keep their plans yet suddenly cannot. >> what we're talking about here is the 5% in the country who currently purchase insurance on the individual market. and that market has been like the wild west. >> reporter: that 5% in the individual insurance market translates into up to 14 million people. and the real question now about the wild west is whether the president was fast and loose with the facts. >> if you like your private health insurance plan, you can keep your plan. period. >> reporter: the white house is now adding all kinds of context and qualifiers saying what he meant is anyone who had insurance before health care was signed into law in march 2010 is grandfathered in, except on the third anniversary of the bill signing this march the president put out a written statement using the present tense declaring "if you like the plan you have, you can keep it." and on monday night top white house advisor valerie jarrett took to twitter to "nothing in obama care forces people out of
useless health insurance and obama phones and food stamps. no space exploration, sorry, america. >> space from what i can tell it is boring. what is happening? i don't see good tv shows in space. >> your parent company tang came from space. >> just to show how independent i am, i don't drink tang. i am an ovaltine guy. what does japan's plan have that the script does not? >> it is boring. this is a japanese mission to find even freakier porn. they are done as far as earth porn has gone. they need something more and now it is space porn. i am not launching missions. >> yes, you are. >> call them disgusting. >> if that's the case german would have been in on it with them. >> and we know they are because we have been listening to merkel's phone calls. >> forget the asteroid. aren't you the only proof we need there is no god? >> a, yes. and b, i don't believe this is a thing. this sounds like a weapon op tau muss -- optimus prime would be carrying. we had bad translators and we were convinced japan was doing this. the last i checked we didn't have a space agency. i want no know when everythin
insurance companies change existing plans. now i'm gioing to you in a second, but the obama care requires the plan, and the insurance company says i'm changing your plan. and the president said it's the insurance company's fault. >> it's true. 85% of the people who have employer based health care, their situation is essentially the same only it's better because now we have insurance reform that makes this thing as stephanie said, pre-existing conditions and things work better. on the folks on the individual market, we've now said you can't have a plan that basically has all these fine-print points and doesn't pay. there has to be some basic standards. so if the plan you're offering doesn't meet those standards, then you've got to upgrade. that's what this is all about. the fact is i this think this is an improvement in people's lives. we are scrutinizing this thing. and let's face it, newt, there's a lot of people whose scrutiny isn't on the up and up because they have never liked health insurance reform. >> it's nice of you to improve people's lives, but maybe they should have a say in i
able to sign up for private insurance through obama care state-run marketplaces. cnn has learned health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius missed an extended deadline set by house committee to turn over documents about the healthcare.gov website and could trigger a congressional subpoena from republicans. >>> lindsey graham is trying to hold up all nominations for federal positions until the outpost in benghazi appear in congress. they say they sent someone there on the night of the attack. the white house is accusing republicans of playing politics with the issue. >>> secretary of state john kerry may travel to egypt in the coming weeks we hear. it would be his first trip there since president mohammed morsi was ousted by the military last summer. ties between washington and cairo have been strained since then. the u.s. recently withholding $260 million in cash aid and military weapons pending egypt's progress on democracy and on human rights. >>> they are picking up the pieces this morning after one of the most powerful storms in years, which has battered great britain and
with a question. your question. >> yes, participating insurance company, is there enough money in reserve to cover an influx of possible large claims, in january or is that part of obama funding? gerri: a great question, ed? >> no, insurers would base their -- remember that part of the insurance is regulate the by the states, states are concerned about it insurers would charge premiums they think are sufficient to cover what they are expectation to have happen that is reviewed by state regulators, that is why in a number of cases, you have seen insurers back out of the exchanges, for example aetna backed out in maryland and california, and new york, reason is they were, proposing premiums to cover what they thought would be the risk, but those were too high for the pro obamacare regulators, in those states, they didn't like them, and so they wanted aetna to lower them, aetna said no, we're willing to try this, and maybe we get it wrong, and people don't buy or coverage but we're not losing money, they are well covered, ones that are at greatest risk are new co-op insurers, they are brand new, ther
and that is something president obama always said would never happen. take a listen. >> if you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor under the reform proposals we put forward. if you like your private health insurance plan, you can keep it. if you like the plan you have, you can keep it. if you like the doctor you have, you can keep your doctor too. we will keep this promise to the american people. if you like your doctor, you will be able to keep your doctor, period. if you like your health care plan, you will be able to keep your health care plan, period. if you like your doctor, you'll be able to keep your doctor. if you like your health care plan, you'll be able to keep your health care plan. if you've got health insurance, you like your doctor, you like your plan, you can keep your doctor, you can keep your plan. >> so set me straight, chris. are people losing their current coverage or no? >> well, brooke, under obama care, all insurance policies must now include ten essential benefit categories. these are things like maternity care and prescription drug coverage. plans that don't meet that cr
times president obama say if you like your current health insurance you will be able to keep it. we are finding out that millions of americans will be receiving letters canceling their current policies. the case the administration is making that is those policies that are being cancelled don't meet the affordable care act or obama care. you are going to be asked to buy pricier packages. there may be outrage that americans are being forced to get insurance that they don't want or need. it is not just a website problem that we have seen. 2k3w4r glitches with health care.gov. bottom line all eyes are on the white house as he faces those questions and a lot of people saying it was being promises, is not being delivered to the american public. >> yeah, huge story, thank you so much mike. senate minority leader and a string of broken promises as the president's promise to the ks. obama care appears to be leading us boldy into the 1980s. >> i think at this point senators from both parties can agree that healthcare.gov is a rolling disaster. it seems to bring more near economic calamity. >>
that these are people who got insurance in the private market mash maybe after the obama care of act passed or because the policy changed after the act was passed which means they were not grandfathered in and they have to get new insurance. sometimes it turns out to be more expensive. tavernner also pointed out some of the insuranceps companies are changing policies and doing it on their own volition, michael. >> and this is hala, joe. so how many people are we talking about here in terms of people who might have to -- whose insurance plan might be dropped and who might have to make changes this he might not want to make? >> we've heard there could be right now as many as a couple million people who have gotten these kinds of notices, but the sum total of people who could get them could be anywhere we're told between 11 million and 15 million. so you're talking about a lot of people in the situation, hala. >> joe johns in washington, thanks very much. >> well, was it an attack or just an accident? that's the question that's being asked after a jeep crashes into ten men square in beijing. this is chin
standards for health insurance companies, are forcing some consumers to make changes. so two big stories dominating the discussions today in a heated hearing lawmakers grilled a key obama administration official over the troubled health insurance exchange website. mike will have more on that in just a moment, congress also had some tough questions for the nation's intelligence leaders. about the nsa spying controversy, and they made one thing very clear. >> what we with do not do is spy unlawfully on americans or spy indiscriminantly on the citizens of any country. >> let's turn now to randall pinkston, he is live for us, give us more details. more of the flavor of that hearing today. >> well, tony, rather than a grilling i'd have to say you would describe the appearance today by the top intelligence officials before the house committee as a love fest. the committee members defended their work, and complimented the work they had done in gathering intelligence, not only here in america but also abroad. the national director and the nsa director general keith alexandar focused on something
with our report. >> after years of president obama palin if you already have health insurance you did your plan no matter what. spokesman jay carney ignores that promises not being kept. >> the dummy the matter of standards. >> the admission came just hours after the president's longtime adviser david axelrod acknowledge some ms nbc. >> the majority of people especially are keeping their plans. the president said this when he was selling them. >> if you like your health care plan he will be able to keep your health care plan. no one will take it away. no matter what. >> republican senator ron johnson is now pushing legislation to grandfather as many consumers as possible into their current plans. after reports of hundreds of thousands of people getting cancellation notices. among the 14 million people who buy their own coverage because they do have employer based insurance. he made a new plan there will end up paying less. >> that is not true. >> i appreciate what you're trying to do. eighty plus percent of the american people already get insurance through their employer, medicare, medicai
signing up for insurance. but there may be other nontechnical issues plaguing obama care. seema is with us in the states. what else is going on? >> well, ross, in the period leading up to the launch of the affordable care act this month, president obama repeatedly said if americans liked their insurance plans and their doctors, they would be able to keep them under the new law. but nbc news is reporting the obama administration knew for several years the majority of people who buy their own health coverage wouldn't be able to keep this happen their policies under obama care. nbc says those forced to buy new insurance may experience sticker shock from higher premiums. when the law was passed in march of 2010, it was supposed to grant grandfather in existing policies, even if they didn't comply with the rules. but that same year, the department of health and human services rewrote some regulations essentially getting rid of the grandfather exemption. now, the white house isn't disputing the report, but tells nbc most individual policyholders should receive better health coverage that's more
's ceo was asked about the new health law and report that says the obama administration knew millions of americans would not be able to keep their insurance plans. >> the only people who can keep their plan indefinitely are people who in the individual and small group market were in that% market before march 23rd, 2010 and over that period from march 2010 until now did not change plans. >> acquisitions that the white house misled people to believe they could keep insurance plans and the website resulted in heated questions on capitol hill today about what went wrong and who is to blame. bertha coombs has more. >> reporter: mike was surprised when anthem blue cross notified him the family health plan would no longer before offered. >> the primary reason they said is there is ten or 11 components that every plan has to carry. >> reporter: the retierped executive say as comparable plan on healthcare.gov will cost twice as much 140 0 a month. >> i was shocked to find out my plan was being cancelled and not compliant and my shock, i guess, kind of turned maybe to anger. >> reporter: there
ace go. 95.5% of all citizens in massachusetts have health insurance. i think barack obama gets some credit for that. >> governor howard dean, thank you very much for joining us tonight. >> thank you. >> coming up, in the rewrite, why the tea party has decided that daryl isa is now a traitor. [ coughs, sneezes ] i have a big meeting when we land, but i am so stuffed up, i can't rest. [ male announcer ] nyquil cold and flu liquid gels don't unstuff your nose. they don't? alka seltzer plus night fights your worst cold symptoms, plus has a decongestant. [ inhales deeply ] oh. what a relief it is. once wrote something on a sheet of paper and placed it in his factory for all to see. ♪ four simple words where the meaning has never been lost. the challenge always accepted. and the calling forever answered. ♪ introducing the all-new 2014 s-class. mercedes-benz. the best or nothing. introducing the all-new 2014 s-class. so i can reach ally bank 24/7, but there ar24/7.branches? i'm sorry, i'm just really reluctant to try new things. really? what's wrong with trying new things? look! mommy'
their premiums are going up, they've been canceled from the health insurance plans they had and liked. people saying that they get obama care, the doctor that's actually in their -- in the hospital isn't actually taking these plans. the problem is there isn't counter stories about successful signups from obama care, so this administration has a real problem on their hands. of course, now you have these democratic senators, particularly in these red states saying they want to extend the sign-update. this has been a real disaster. and you wonder if the administration is setting themselves up again with this november 30th date when they say everything is going to be fine with this website, hard to believe that that actually is going to be true given the fact that so many things they have said about this plan haven't really come to pass. >> do you believe there was a fundamental lack of understanding, yes, people would go on and see if you're comparing apples to apples, old plan versus if they were required to sign up for more extensive plan that they would get so-called better health care but th
for obama care so people can't gain the system so that the thing that they have is actual health insurance and it covers a standard minimum of care is the idea behind it. nonetheless, republicans have certainly seized on this and people are getting cancellation notices and of course either go to a different plan within their same health insurer or on the obama care exchange, do you think that piece and overall problems with the rollout of healthcare.gov or the nsa spying piece is going tore more impactful here? >> krystal, i think in terms of american politics, and the politics of the next few months and next year heading into the 2014 mid-term elections, i don't think there's any question that the health care story is a bigger story. because it affects more americans, more directly, it hits them where they live. it affects their livelihoods, the amount of money they pay, their pocketbook finances and more of a kitchen table issue, for most people than the spying one as important as the latter one is. and i agree with you the intent of the affordable care act in this part of it was to not
insurance like julie's lef out basic required by obama care, hospital coverage, maternity, mental health and prescription drugs and are forced to cancel those plans and replace them. julie's new premium would be $210 a month, three times more than she pays now. three independent health care experts tell abc news, julie and the oerts are likely to find plans just as cheap on the marketplace when it's fully functional and with better coverage. >> julie tells us that she doesn't have hospital care on this cheap insurance plan. is that dangerous? >> absolutely. that's on enormous hole in her coverage. >> reporter: oversold or big lie as the president's opponents contend. the white house says americans underinsured will be better off with obama care. >>> we move on to a milestone for countless families across the east coast. it's been one year since super storm sandy hit, changing landscapes and lives. these pictures tell the story. devastation on the jersey shore, that's seaside heights then and today those homes standing strong. in brick, new jersey, there was then, some progress now but st
the ladder, increased salaries, reached some americans can't keep their health insurance under obama care and now it turns oh you tell the president might have known this for years. >> the country super star was on board when his tour bus hit and killed a man. >> behind the wheel this morning the frightening results of a new crash test. the three popular vehicles that performed poorly. "fox & friends first" starts right now. ♪ >> newspaper trucks on the street and police officer in front of fox news. i am ainsley earhardt. >> i am patti ann browne. i am heather childers. thank you for starting your day with us. will it has been one year since super storm sandy pulled up the coa coast>> ainsley, patti ann, good morning to you. it seems like a year since super storm sandy impacted the east coast impacting 24 states where we are standing here. there was a huge set back months later after the storm came through. the disrecovery process is ongoing. >> part of that include a massive buyout plan. they will knock down homes in sandy affected communities and offering residents prestorm value in
their own insurance were told by president obama they could keep their plans suddenly cannot. >> we're talking about the 5%, who purchase insurance on the individual market. that market has been like the wild west. >> reporter: that 5% in the individual insurance market translates to 14 million people. the real question now about the wild west, is whether the president was fast and loose with the facts. >> if you like your private health insurance plan, you can keep your plan. period. >> reporter: the white house is now adding all kinds of contact and qualifier saying, what he meant is, anyone who had insurance before healthcare of signed into law in 2010 is grandfathered in, except on third anniversary of bill signing president put out a written statement using present tense, quote, if you like the plan you have, you can keep it, monday night, top white house advisory took to twitter to claim, nothing in obamacare forces people out of their healthy plans, no change is requires unless insurance companies change existing plans, liberal columnist responded in new york magazine that ne
obama's key selling points for the new health care law. >> if you've got health insurance, it doesn't mean a government takeover. you keep your own insurance. keep your own doctor. if you like your plan you can keep your plan. >> reporter: but in los angeles, that isn't what debra cavalaro is finding. she buys her own insurance. her employer sent her this notice reading because of the requirements of the new laws we can no longer offer your current policy. >> all i want is what i currently have. i want to keep my doctors and i would like to have lower premiums. >> reporter: the insurance company is offering her is new plan that would cost her $484 a month versus her current $293 premium, a 65% increase. why so much more? the affordable care act requires all plans include ten essential health benefits from maternity care to pediatric services. the administration points out many people will get subsidies to help offset higher costs. and most traditional employer-based and government plans that roughly 80% of americans rely on will not be affected. the fact millions will lose or will h
to actually have on january 1st millions of people without insurance because of this scheme that the obama administration came up with. dennis: alan, you yourself have said that you think they should delay obamacare as the tea party wanted to do during the shutdown, baby. >> well, they want to shut it down. that's very different than extending it. what obama did was extend it three weeks yesterday -- >> how long should they delay it, alan? >> i would wait until the web site's up and running -- dennis: okay, so we've got to wait forever. [inaudible conversations] guys? i think it's a very spirited debate or a lack of discipline imposed by the ap chor, but we've got to wrap. thanks, we appreciate it. >> thank you. cheryl cheryl let's stay really on the washington track, if you will. the fed's kicking off its two-day policy meeting where it's widely expected tear going to stand -- they're going to stand pat on all that printing. even some bears are cheering. what does that mean? well, matt veto is here. okay, here's the thing. it seems like everyone is going bull withish. you've gotten -- bul
an obama care pitch to young people. you must sign up for health insurance to avoid a fine. >> when you look at the number of young people who actually want health insurance but are having trouble affording it, the fact we're making it affordable for them for the first time, that's a big deal. >> reporter: a new study shows 70% of eligible americans between 18 and 34 can now purchase coverage for less than $100 per month. that's if they can sign up. health care.gov was knocked offline sunday, along with the data hub that verifies eligibility for government subsidies. service was restored monday. as the health and human services department aimed for a november 30th deadline to get the site fully operational. it's giving detailed updates. the latest, in part, we're also getting information on which parts of the application are causing the most errors. enabling us to prioritize what we fix next. now, the website is key to getting young people to sign up. they tend to be of course more tech savvy and they also tend to be more healthy. that, martin, is why they're key to making all of obama
. while many are shocked by the cancellation of their health insurance, the obama administration has known of this government glitch for at least three years. mr. speaker, the so-called affordable care act has been anything but affordable. prices continue to rise on insurance premiums and the cost of care nationally continues to go up. mr. speaker, this law has intended to expand access and quality, yet in pennsylvania children are being forced out of the children health insurance program, commonly known as p.a. chip, and going into medicaid insurance. it's low cost market-based insurance coverage. moving them to medicaid coverage will limit their access to care. given the mounting evidence of glitches in obamacare's rollout, affordability and individual choice, you have to wonder about what the future holds. from the missed deadlines, delays and special waivers to now website crashes and americans losing the plans they have, the outcomes we are encountering with this law are completely unacceptable. mr. speaker, it is time for the administration to delay and fix all these glitches that ar
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